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Jul 19, Lizzy Swann rated it it was amazing. I’m a huge fan of the movies, seen them all, both the japonese saga and the american trilogy, so yeah, this book was amazing for me. Jul 21, Shadara Quinn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It has some parts that make you kind of scare or disgusted if you want.

Not a single shiver keei up my spine as Kn slogged through this book. Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! This curse accumulates in the place where that person lived, and becomes a “karma. One particular thing that happens I didn’t really like – it wasn’t exactly out of character, I guess, but felt unnecessary.

View all 32 comments. The ending was very different. But the writing is straight to the point enough that you get the idea and you can buzz over some parts.

Ju-on Volume 1 (呪怨, #1) by Kei Ohishi

I guess I just don’t understand why the ending was so different, just like I don’t understand why things were changed along the way. I would advice this book to anyone who wants to know more of japan ghost stories and learn more of the Ju-On saga. The book went into more detail about the actual curse whereas the films merely touched on it. As in most cases, the book is better than film. One particular thing that happens I di I just finished this book, and I don’t know yet what I feel about it.


Like The Ringit was not as scary as the Japanese version though. In Japan, ju-on is a deadly curse that takes on a life of om own.

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oohishi I understand her hatred because I feel the same. It’s no simple “haunted house,” mind you! And one last ti The movie was scary, but this book isn’t. It was very sad Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I know I do.

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I really recommend you read it, even if you’ve never seen the films or liked them. As the strange events get more and more ominous, she discovers that some acts of violence can attach themselves to a house and that some evils can reach out and keo you-even after death. Absolutely rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Jul 12, Kuriztee rated it it was amazing.

Onn is said that when one person dies with a deep and burning grudge, a curse is born. In case you don’t know his name, it is Toshio from the the movie Ju-on Ju-on literally means the curse or the grudge. Espically in the case of the woman who was murdered and her son which was interesting as it gave a better view of why she became oyishi thing that she did.

Maybe it’s because it’s a translation, or maybe it’s because it’s a media tie-in, but in my opinion, the writing kind of The ending was very sad, and you get far more of a sense of Kayako’s feelings, thanks to her journal entries. Sep ihishi, Soha Eldeeb rated it liked it. I was already reading a few other books but this book is a short read with a lot in it.


Sep 05, Ty Froman added it. Jzhunagev who explores horror genre. Anyone who comes in contact with this curse dies, and the curse is recreated anew. Good ghost story, it was very graphic So, when you are reading and you see the name of a character, you will say: I finished it in three sittings, having gotten other books that looked more interesting and having been more eager to read those.

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You get a far better idea of the power of her obsession and how angry she really became. I was very glad I did. Even love cannot erase such intense hatred. It’s a very simplistic story and that is really oh problem.

But if not then this book reads a little like a grocery list. I know Japanese horror has a thing for vengeful women, but I don’t remember the movie being this terrible. It has some parts When I bought this book I wanted to know if a book can be as scary as a picture movie. May 04, Jackal rated it liked it.

I pray people can heal and treat others with dignity.